Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / India's cotton inventory may rise as exports decline
India's cotton inventory may rise as exports decline
Jan '13
India’s cotton inventory at the end of the current cotton season in September 2013 is likely to increase compared to the carryover stocks at the end of last season, mainly due to a projected decline in exports.
India’s Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) expects cotton exports to decline to seven million bales of 170 kg each during the ongoing season. According to CAB, last season, India exported 12.7 million bales of cotton, most of them to China.
Accordingly, the board expects India’s cotton inventory at the end of the current season to grow to 7.7 million bales against the carryover stocks of 5.32 million bales at the beginning of the current season.
The recently-released report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates India’s cotton output during the current season at 32.5 million bales, while it pegs domestic consumption at 26.4 million bales.
According to the report, India’s cotton exports are likely to dip by around 60 percent year-on-year to 5.7 million bales. India exported a record 14.7 million bales of cotton in the last marketing year, as per USDA estimates.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

GST to positively impact retail value chain: CBRE

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India...

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

New Pashmina Dehairing Plant to come up in Leh

A new Pashmina Dehairing Plant will be installed at Leh to increase...

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Mar 2017

Net sales at Christopher & Banks fall 10% in Q4

Net sales totalled $85.0 million for the fourth quarter ended January ...

Interviews View All

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Jurgen Gauger

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


news category

Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search